He was one of India’s most extraordinary rulers, who ruled major parts of the Indian subcontinent during the 3rd century BCE. Mauryan Emperor Ashoka is often described as ‘Great’. What makes him a stand-out in not just India’s but Asia’s history?
Catch historian and archaeologist, Dr Nayanjot Lahiri, who has authored the book, Ashoka in Ancient India as she talks about Ashoka and his legacy. She takes the story far beyond the legends, to help us find the man.